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REVEALED: Why cancer is on the increase in Nigeria REVEALED: Why cancer is on the increase in Nigeria

Importation of fairly used electronics and technological devices has been linked to increase in cases of cancer, diabetes and other immun...

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WHO raises Ebola risk to ‘very high’ WHO raises Ebola risk to ‘very high’

The Ebola outbreak in Congo poses a greater danger to the Central African country and the region than previously assumed, according to t...

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Researchers develop chip to detect cancer in 30 minutes Researchers develop chip to detect cancer in 30 minutes

A research team in Taiwan has developed a chip with nanoparticles that can detect proteins related to cancer in around half an hour.   ...

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Nigeria at moderate Ebola risk – WHO Nigeria at moderate Ebola risk – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified Nigeria and other countries on the continent at “moderate risk of spread” of Ebola vir...

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Ebola is back, kills 17 in DR Congo Ebola is back, kills 17 in DR Congo

Seventeen people in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday, describing t...

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Beware, processed foods contain bad cholesterol Beware, processed foods contain bad cholesterol

Dr Oluwabunmi Ogungbemi, General Physician at the Department of Family Medicine, Garki Hospital, Abuja, has warned that processed food...

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Nigeria bans production of codeine syrups Nigeria bans production of codeine syrups

As part of efforts to tackle drug abuse in the country, the Federal Government on Tuesday banned the production of codeine containing sy...

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Nigerian govt approves licensing, commercialisation of anti-sickle cell drug Nigerian govt approves licensing, commercialisation of anti-sickle cell drug

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has given approval to the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NAPRED) and...

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Bill Gates: Nigeria one of the world’s most difficult places to end Polio — but it’s achievable Bill Gates: Nigeria one of the world’s most difficult places to end Polio — but it’s achievable

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, says Nigeria is one of the most difficult places to wipe out polio in the...

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One night of bad sleep can lead to Alzheimer ‘s Disease – Scientists One night of bad sleep can lead to Alzheimer ‘s Disease – Scientists

New research suggests that a single night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of beta-amyloid protein involved in the making of Alzh...

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Scientists find two combo drugs that kill lung cancer Scientists find two combo drugs that kill lung cancer

There is hope for lung cancer sufferers worldwide. A breakthrough research has found that the use of two existing drugs could successfu...

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Final year student dies after consuming alcohol, codeine, tramadol and marijuana Final year student dies after consuming alcohol, codeine, tramadol and marijuana

A 24-year old final year student has died after taking alcohol, codeine, tramadol and cannabis at a party.

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UN denies urging Nigeria to legalize ‘Igbo’ UN denies urging Nigeria to legalize ‘Igbo’

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has distanced itself from news making the rounds that the organisation called for the...

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Scientists reveal how sugary drinks kill Scientists reveal how sugary drinks kill

Scientists on Thursday cautioned adults above the age of 45 on the danger posed by sugary drinks.  

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WHO warns Nigeria of deadly listeriosis outbreak WHO warns Nigeria of deadly listeriosis outbreak

WHO on Wednesday warned Nigeria and 15 other African countries of a listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa in 2017, confirming ...

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REVEALED: How bottled water gets contaminated with plastic particles REVEALED: How bottled water gets contaminated with plastic particles

We are drinking plastic particles! That is the shocking conclusion of the research of the world’s leading brands of bottled water in n...

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Nigeria accounts for highest malaria burden globally Nigeria accounts for highest malaria burden globally

Nigeria accounts for the highest proportion of malaria burden globally with 27 per cent of cases and 30 per cent of death, 2017 World Mal...

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Drama as foreigners reject Nigerian govt’s immunization Drama as foreigners reject Nigerian govt’s immunization

Some foreigners flatly turned down ongoing immunization being carried out by the Nigerian government in parts of the nations’s capital, Ab...

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Woman becomes grandmother with dead son’s semen Woman becomes grandmother with dead son’s semen

An Indian woman Rajashree Patil who had lost her only child, a son, 18-months ago, became a grandmother with the help of her son’s semen...

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Why men should stop using Tramadol for s3x, ‘highness’ – Expert Why men should stop using Tramadol for s3x, ‘highness’ – Expert

A Consultant Pharmacist, Dr Clever Okeke, has warned that the use of Tramadol for “highness” or delayed ejaculation during s3x could lead ...

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